This Week on the Basketball Podcast

The Basketball Podcast: EP245 with Roy Rana

In this week's coaching conversation, international coach Roy Rana joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on building an unbreakable mindset and a defensive base with adaptability. Roy Rana is a Canadian professional basketball coach who is the head coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz of the B.League and head coach of the Egyptian men's national basketball team. Rana served as head coach fo...

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In this week's coaching conversation, international coach Roy Rana joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on building an unbreakable mindset and a defensive base with adaptability. Roy Rana is a Canadian professional basketball coach who is the head coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz of the B.League and head coach of the Egyptian men's national basketball team. Rana served as head coach fo...

The Basketball Podcast: EP245 with Roy Rana

In this week's coaching conversation, Hall of Fame coach Gary Williams joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on the flex offense, full court pressure and removing the grey areas. Gary Williams is the winningest head basketball coach in Maryland history. During his 22 seasons at the helm, the Terrapins went 461-252, a winning percentage of .646. His tenure included 14 NCAA tournament...

The Basketball Podcast: EP244 with Gary Williams on the Flex Offense and Pressure Defense

In this week's coaching conversation, UAB head coach Randy Norton joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on communication, attitude and solution based coaching. Since Randy Norton arrived on campus in 2013, he has guided the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) to at least 15 wins in seven of the last eight seasons. From 2017-2020, he led the Green and Gold to three consecutive 20 ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP243 with Randy Norton on Solution Based Coaching

In this week's coaching conversation, University of Toledo head coach Tricia Cullop joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on how to build by culture and the blue collar gold standard. As the winningest coach in University of Toledo Women’s Basketball history, Head Coach Tricia Cullop has transformed the program into a nationally-recognized powerhouse. The 2022 WBCA Carol Eckman Inte...

The Basketball Podcast: EP242 with Tricia Cullop on Building Culture

In this week's coaching conversation, Japan National Men's Team head coach Tom Hovasse joins the Basketball Podcast to share insights on the 5-Out offense style of play and Japanese Basketball. During his career as head coach of the Japanese women’s basketball team, Tom Hovasse did what no one thought possible, leading the team to silver at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Tom is now channeling his ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP241 with Tom Hovasse on 5-Out and Basketball in Japan

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Finnish basketball coach Hanno Möttölä joins the podcast to share ideas to help your program define its playing style. Möttölä shares ideas from his playing and coaching career, as a leading figure in Finnish basketball, to help us to better understand how to run a basketball program. Möttölä has been with the Helsinki Basketball Academy...

The Basketball Podcast: EP43 Hanno Möttölä on Playing Style

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, South Alabama head women's basketball coach Terry Fowler joins the podcast to discuss changing the way you practice and play. Coach Fowler has changed from a slower paced offense, to a faster higher possession offense. He has also moved from a more traditional practice style to a games based approach to coaching. Fowler will enter his 20...

The Basketball Podcast: EP42 Terry Fowler on Changing the Way You Practice

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Great Britain Under 18 National Head Coach, and current Reading Rockets NBL D1 Head Coach, Alan Keane joins the podcast to help us rethink some traditional coaching ideas. Ideas like the pre-game, half-time, timeout interactions and interventions coaches traditionally use are discussed, along with methods for better empowering players in the co...

The Basketball Podcast: EP41 Alan Keane on Rethinking Traditional Ideas

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Lincoln Memorial head coach, and current Indiana State head coach, Josh Schertz joins the Basketball Podcast, to discuss offensive play calling and things that lead to success. Schertz, a three-time National Coach of the Year and six-time South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year, has led LMU to a remarkable 232-32 record (87.9 percent...

The Basketball Podcast: EP40 Josh Schertz on Offensive Play Calling

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, basketball consultant and mentor, Randy Brown, joins the podcast to talk about the 12 Anchors for Coaching Clarity, Effectiveness, and Success. Randy is a former D1 Assistant Coach at Iowa State and Arizona. His 18 years in college basketball highlights a successful 23-year career. Mentored by Basketball Hall of Fame coach Lute Olson at ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP39 Randy Brown on Coaching Clarity

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Florida Gulf Coast University head coach Michael Fly joins the podcast to discuss being an assistant coach who becomes the head coach. Fly who has spent the previous seven years as an assistant coach on the Eagles’ staff, was promoted to head coach of the FGCU men’s basketball program this spring. He gives great advice for being the best assist...

The Basketball Podcast: EP38 Michael Fly on Assistant to Head Coach

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former NBA player Beno Udrih joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss transitioning from playing to coaching. Udrih played 13 seasons in the NBA, and won two NBA championships playing with the San Antonio Spurs. Udrih played in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Memphis Gr...

The Basketball Podcast: EP37 Beno Udrih on Transitioning to Coaching

In this week's coaching conversation, Birmingham Squadron NBA G-League associate head coach TJ Saint joins the podcast to discuss practice, video and analytics in modern basketball. Saint has spent time as a video coordinator, player development coach, director of basketball operations with the Georgia Bulldogs, Detroit Pistons, Butler Bulldogs, Belmont Bruins and Pure Sweat. He was named G...

The Basketball Podcast: EP36 TJ Saint on Analytics and Video

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation professional basketball skills trainer Joerik Michiels joins the podcast. Michiels, and Chris Oliver, have a conversation about progressive and modern basketball training methods. Michiels is from Belgium, and is the owner of Elite Athletes and Elite Academy. In a progressive way he works on all of the basketball skill and movement skill element...

The Basketball Podcast: EP35 Joerik Michiels

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation Indiana State assistant coach, and founder of pickandpop.net, joins the basketball podcast to have a focused conversation on rebounding.  Boisvert is one of the best sharers of basketball coaching information in throughout the world. His blog and social media accounts have impacted coaches at all levels of basketball. He has also served a...

The Basketball Podcast: EP34 Zak Boisvert on Rebounding

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former college head coach Paul Hewitt joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss the basketball coaching profession. Hewitt is currently a scout for the Los Angeles Clippers. He is best known as a college basketball coach. He has been the head coach at Georgia Tech, George Mason and Siena University. His head coaching career started at Siena w...

The Basketball Podcast: EP33 Paul Hewitt on the Coaching Profession

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA head coach Stan Van Gundy joins the Basketball Podcast to discuss basketball philosophy and tactics. Before becoming the head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, Stan Van Gundy previously served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2014 to 2018. Fr...

The Basketball Podcast: EP32 Stan Van Gundy on Philosophy and Tactics

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Wake Forest basketball assistant coach Matt Woodley joins the Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver to discuss individual and team basketball defense. Woodley came to Winston-Salem after spending two years at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa as an assistant coach under Darian DeVries. Woodley boasts extensive and diverse experience at th...

The Basketball Podcast: EP30 Matt Woodley on Team Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, LA Clippers Pro Personnel scout Dave Severns joins the Basketball Podcast with Chris Oliver to discuss mistakes we make in coaching. The conversation focuses on high school basketball, but applies to all coaching. Solutions to prevent or counter mistakes are also discussed. Coach Severns was a long time assistant coach and director of player d...

The Basketball Podcast: EP29 Dave Severns on Mistakes Coaches Make

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, former Oklahoma women's basketball head coach Sherri Coale joins the podcast to discuss what she teaches, and how she teaches the game of basketball. The conversation covers learning and teaching ideas about how to teach better basketball. In 23 years as the head coach of Oklahoma, the numbers speak for themselves. Coale has been to three fina...

The Basketball Podcast: EP29 Sherri Coale on Teaching

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, high school basketball coach Jonathan Smith discusses applying Basketball Immersion concepts to high school basketball coaching, with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Coach Smith is the high school basketball Head Coach at Morristown West High School in Morristown, Tennessee.  Basketball Immersion concepts like BDT,...

The Basketball Podcast: EP28 Jonathon Smith on High School Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, NBA assistant coach Bryan Gates joins the podcast to discuss NBA player development, offense and defense.  Bryan Gates was most recently an assistant coach for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Before joining the Timberwolves, Gates was an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans. Outside of the National Basketball Assoc...

The Basketball Podcast: EP27 Bryan Gates on NBA Basketball

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, University of Illinois at Chicago head coach Luke Yaklich joins the podcast to discuss defense. Yaklich brings 21 years of coaching experience to Chicago and he has helped lead three collegiate programs – Texas, Michigan and Illinois State – to national postseason success. Most recently the Associate Head Coach for Shaka Smart at the Unive...

The Basketball Podcast: EP26 Luke Yaklich on Defense

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, Marwan Elrakabawy discusses Basketball Immersion basketball camps and the player development concepts used the camps, with the creative mind behind Basketball Immersion, Chris Oliver. Coach Elrakabawy attended a three day basketball camp run by Coach Oliver to learn first hand about BDT zero seconds, and the games approach to coaching basketball ...

The Basketball Podcast: EP25 Marwan Elrakabawy on Basketball Camps

In this week’s basketball coaching conversation, professional basketball coach and consultant, Liam Flynn joins the podcast to discuss his core values and the basketball concepts that have shaped his philosophy. Coach Flynn has seen the world in his twenty-five plus years of coaching experience. He has coached in Australia, Germany, New Zealand, and China. Five Years Coaching experience...

The Basketball Podcast: EP24 Liam Flynn on Coaching the Coaches